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Welcome to the World of Suri Alpacas! 


You have come to the place learn more about Suris, Suri fiber, and Suri products. The North American Suri Alpaca Industry began over 30 years ago with the first importation of Suri alpacas from South America.
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Today, people are raising Suri alpacas all over the United States and Canada and are utilizing the exquisite fiber that Suris produce. No wonder Suris are called "The Rarest of Breeds...the Ultimate Natural Fiber."

We invite you to explore this site and discover the wonderful world of Suri Alpacas. Be sure to check out the Find a Farm feature where you can discover a Suri alpaca farm/ranch close to you. You can also view the Suri Marketplace where members have listed Suris and Herdsire services for sale.

Finally, shop in our Member Store where you can find an array of alpaca fashions including socks, mittens and scarves. You can also satisfy your creative side by finding all sorts of yarns and rovings for knitting and spinning.

A Little About the Suri Industy
  • The Suri alpaca is the only alpaca in North America to have an association written and approved breed standard.
  • The Suri Network and Suri breeders are committed to the advancement of Suri genetics and to the advancement of economic value of Suris.
  • Suri breeders understand the importance of continued education and research for the long term growth of the Suri alpaca.
  • The Suri Network's board is focused on industry aspects which will benefit all breeders of Suri alpacas.
  • North America has the opportunity and potential to be the global leader in Suri alpacas.  Read more...
Discover Suri Alpacas

Visitors and guests are encouraged to Request More Information by completing our guest page. Find a Suri farm to visit and learn more about this wonderful livestock, or a Suri Network member in your area who has Suri products for sale.

PurelySuri Magazine

  PurelySuri is the Suri Network's breed association magazine. Published annually and supported by member advertising, the magazine has articles of interest for both seasoned Suri owners and newcomers alike.

View the Current Issue online by clicking the cover. You can also purchase Back Issues and purchase Advertising for the next issue.

Also, you may want to take advantage of our "Get the Word Out" program. Suri Network members can have up to ten issues mailed to business of their choosing.

Suri Herd Improvement Program

The SURI NETWORK has been devoted to the “Preservation of the Suri Phenotype – Fiber and Alpaca” since its inception, benefitting its membership and Suri owners worldwide. These programs include a Breed Standard, Herd Classification and EPDs and are encompassed in SHIP - the Suri Herd Improvement Program.

Featured Products

Check out these great products from the Suri Network Store.  The DVD makes a great gift for a client and the hoodies with the SN logo will help keep you warm on the trips to the barn this winter. Click "Add to Bag" of either one for more information.


2015 All Suri Fleece Show

2015 Results Here

Nearly 200 beautiful Suri fleeces were entered in the 2015 All Suri Fleece Show. The fleece show, held each year in conjunction with the 2015 Suri Network Summer Symposium, provides outstanding competition for Suri breeders, and a ribbon from this show speaks volumes about a breeder's program.

The Suri Fleece Show also offers a fabulous opportunity for people to learn about Suri fiber. Volunteers can work with the fleece show judges, observing how fleece is judged and how superior characteristics are determined. What a great way to learn about Suri fiber.

If you have Suris, put the 2016 Suri Symposium and Fleece Show on your to-do list and be sure to reserve your best fleeces of 2016 for entry in the show! If you want to learn more about Suri fiber and Suris in general, come to the Symposium, volunteer in the fleece room, and enjoy this great opportunity to learn and network.

Watch for dates of the 2016 Suri Symposium and Fleece Show coming soon!

2015 Results Here

Featured Farm/Ranch

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Suri Network Webinars

Introducing Suri Network's e-learning Series! These live webinars cover many topics our members have requested are scheduled throughout the year. Click the image below for more information. 

One webinar presenter, Cameron Holt, has offered his book The Definitive Guide to Alpaca Fibre at a $20 discount to all Suri Network members.  Just add "Suri Network Member" after your farm/ranch name on the order form to receive your discount.  Click the button below for more information and to order.

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